Dave Holcomb

DieHards.com Associate Content Editor

ACC Breaking News Editor at Cox Media. A finalist for the 2014 FSWA Fantasy Hockey Writer of the Year and 2014 Fantasy Basketball Writer of the Year. Syracuse Graduate, class of 2013. Hitting without batting gloves since 1990. Contact at [email protected]ail.com

Portfolio

Arizona Cardinals: Hire First Female NFL Coach
The state of Arizona isn't exactly known as the most liberal place in the United States. It's football team, however, is a different story. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians,...
Joe Paterno's Out, Why Isn't McQueary?
The firing of head coach Joe Paterno and school President Graham Spanier came as no surprise to sports fans around the country. One question should, however, raise eyebrows: why...

Hockey

Arena Solution Could Create Major Headaches For Islanders
As seems typical with the New York Islanders since the glory days of their early 1980s dynasty, the franchise took two steps forward in winning the right to build a new arena in...
Sidney Crosby Is Better Than Anyone Could Have Imagined
At 18, most kids are getting ready to go to college, but not the next great stars of the NHL. They are preparing themselves for the draft and then, if they're lucky, their first...
Marc-Andre Fleury Leaves Enduring Legacy In Pittsburgh
On June 21, 2003, Marc-Andre Fleury walked across the stage in Nashville as the NHL draft's No. 1 overall pick. Exactly 14 years later, he crossed a similar stage as the...
Penguins Keep Proving They Aren't The Pirates
As the Pirates limp toward the finish line with embarrassing reports of waiving players to save a little money, Penguins ownership is...
NHL Should Change Conn Smythe Rules
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby joined Mario Lemieux and Bernie Parent as the only other players in NHL history to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in back-to-back years....
Rutherford's Two-Goalie System Paying Off
After Matt Murray led the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup last June, trade rumors immediately began circling for Marc-Andre Fleury. Especially with the expansion draft a...
Column | Washington Capitals Should Consider Firing Coach Barry Trotz
Seemingly, so was the job of Capitals coach Barry Trotz. To his team's credit, they responded with the next eight goals of the series...
Top 5 Chris Kunitz Moments with Penguins
A little more than eight years and four months ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded defenseman and former No. 5 overall pick Ryan Whitney to the Anaheim Ducks for left wing Chris...

Baseball

Baseball: Brett Weinstein moves to leadoff and third base to spark Pascack Hills three game...
It is no coincidence that Pascack Hills has suddenly reeled off a three game winning streak at the same time its senior co-captain Brett Weinstein moved into the leadoff spot....
Detroit Tigers: Time for Drastic Lineup Change
It is unfair to blame a manager entirely for a stagnant offense as he is not the one who has stopped hitting, but a manager also cannot just sit back and hope his team starts...
Detroit Tigers: Franchise Four Candidates
Major League Baseball is running a very fun fan vote in an effort to determine all 30 teams' Mount Rushmore of players. In other words, who are the greatest four players in each...
Baseball: Northern Highlands returns to the Bergen County Tournament for first time in five years
Northern Highlands played its last Bergen County Tournament game on May 16, 2009. Head coach Paul Albarella recalls it like it was yesterday. "I remember the atmosphere being...
MLB Power Rankings 2015: Week 4 Detroit Tigers No. 1
Week three of the baseball season is in the books, and this is Motor City Bengals second week of power rankings. It is a long, long, long season, and the sample size is still...
Miguel Cabrera should bat third for Detroit Tigers
With the loss of Torii Hunter, much has been made of who should bat second for the Detroit Tigers. In a special column to the Detroit Free Press, Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the...

Basketball

Jim Boeheim Having Finest Season on Orange Bench
Syracuse on One of Most Improbable Runs in History
Trevor Cooney Has A Special Place in Syracuse History

Fantasy Sports

Best QB Super Bowl Performances
A Rookie's NBA Finals Preview
The First-Round Sleeper
Seven
Harper and Me
New York State of Mind
The Machine Meets the Mick

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